Dr Vassiliki Bravis

Dr Vassiliki Bravis

FRCP MBBS MA Hons Cantab MRes PGCert

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Recommended by 15 specialists
18 years of experience
8 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.99

Top feedback

“One of the best doctors I’ve ever come across. Very professional and friendly and explains things in details with patients and constructive plan for ongoing treatment. Highly recommended. 5 stars all round. “
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Subspecialty

  • Diabetes
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6076270
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The London Clinic

    20 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1B 6BW
    663 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    17:00 - 19:30 | 12:00 - 16:00
    Tue
    17:00 - 19:30
    Wed
    15:00 - 19:30
    Thu
    17:00 - 19:30
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Vassiliki Bravis is a Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London. She has served as Head of Specialty for Diabetes at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and is the Clinical Lead for Diabetic Foot Disease. She is also North West London Regional Lead for the implementations of TEAMeD-5, which aims to improve the outcomes of people with thyroid eye disease.

    Dr Vassiliki Bravis qualified as a doctor from the universities of Cambridge and Imperial College London and completed her training and translational research at Hammersmith, Charing Cross and St Mary’s Hospitals. In her current role, Dr Bravis practises as a full-time NHS Consultant at St Mary's Hospital and carries out translational research. She holds a level 4 Local CEA award at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

    Her areas of expertise include Diabetes (Type 2, secondary, steroid-induced), cholesterol disorders, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular risk reduction, diabetic foot disease (neuropathic ulcers) and Charcot arthropathy, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), disorders of the pituitary and adrenals, thyroid and parathyroid diseases and reproductive disorders.

    Dr Bravis sees adult patients only. 

    Procedures

    • Blood Glucose Monitoring
    • Synacthen Test
    • Pituitary Function Test
    • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
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    Special interests

    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Diabetes
    • Hyperlipidaemia
    • Graves’ Disease
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Prolactinoma
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Education

    Education:

    2000 BA Hons - University of Cambridge

    2003 MBBS - Imperial College London

    2004 MA Hons - University of Cambridge

    2007 MRCP (UK)

    2010 MRes in Translational Medicine - Imperial College London

    2012 MRCP (UK) Diabetes & Endocrinology

    2013 PGCert in University Learning and Teaching - Imperial College London

    2014 CCT (Completion of Consultant Training) in Diabetes & Endocrinology

    2020 FRCP

    Professional Memberships:

    Royal College of Physicians

    Diabetes UK (DUK)

    Diabetic Foot Study Group

    Society for Endocrinology

    European Society of Endocrinology Young Endocrinologists & Scientists (EYES)

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.99
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    49/130
    Hyperthyroidism
    16/130
    Diabetes
    12/130
    Blood Glucose Monitoring
    6/130
    Hyperlipidaemia
    6/130
    Synacthen Test
    5/130
    Graves’ Disease
    4/130
    Metabolic Syndrome
    4/130
    Parathyroid Disease
    4/130
    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    3/130
    Pituitary Disorders
    2/130
    Adrenal Disease
    1/130
    Pituitary Function Test
    1/130
    Prolactinoma
    1/130
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    Patient seen for:
    One of the best doctors I’ve ever come across. Very professional and friendly and explains things in details with patients and constructive plan for ongoing treatment. Highly recommended. 5 stars all round.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Bravis is a very experienced, knowledgeable and expert senior Dr in endocrinology. Your in good hands.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I admired her ability to explain complicated things in a clear and understandable way. She spent a lot of time with me and included me in decision making.
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    Patient seen for:
    Very good experience
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr. Bravia was very thorough on Diabetes related subjects and kind to explain all my questions during the initial consultation. I felt I was in good hands!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very approachable. Follow up letter detailed. Let’s see what outcomes are but I did my research and I hope in good hands.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Dr Bravis is one of those very rare doctors that is the whole package of expertise, kindness, takes time & really listens. You really leave with that sense of calm that she’s top of her game & working with you to get the best solutions. Her explanations of treatments, tests & an onward management plan are clear & logical. Truly grateful.
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
    I can’t think how the visit could be improved, it was perfect
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    So far, video call very excellent. Lots of medical problems discussed. More info and tests requested. Back for face to face follow up 13th June. Hoping for positive treatment and results to come.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    This was my first appointment with Dr Bravis and excellent it was indeed !. Dr Bravis carried out an in-depth questions and answer session in relation to my condition , She has and amazing manner about Her , She is very caring and stating the obvious has an in-depth and incredible knowledge about my condition. I will with out doubt hopefully be seeing Her again . I highly recommend Dr Bravis .
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 15 specialists
    Dr. Nowlan Selvapatt
    Dr. Nowlan Selvapatt
    Gastroenterology
    Is a colleague

    "Vassiliki is an experienced Endocrinologist and has helped my patients with a range of issues particularly specialist management of metabolic syndrome. She is the Head of Department and commands the complete respect of peers within and outside her speciality. She is an excellent clinical opinion and consistently gets outstanding feedback from patients owing to her caring, empathetic and excellent clinical approach. "

    18-06-2021

    Recommended for:
    Hypothyroidism, Hormone Disorders (Male), Graves’ Disease
    , Thyroid Problems, Vitamin D Deficiency, Prolactinoma, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Addison’s Disease, Metabolic Syndrome, Hyperthyroidism, Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female), Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Goitre, Parathyroid Disease, Pituitary Disorders, Diabetes, Adrenal Disease, Hyperlipidaemia, Endocrine Hypertension, Thyroid Nodules
    Miss Aimee Di Marco
    Miss Aimee Di Marco
    Diabetes & Endocrinology, General Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "As a colleague I very much enjoy working with Dr Bravis and value her expert opinion. She is knowledgeable, up to date and has an excellent bedside manner. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr Bravis to patients and referrers. "

    18-06-2021

    Recommended for:
    Hypothyroidism, Hormone Disorders (Male), Graves’ Disease
    , Thyroid Problems, Vitamin D Deficiency, Prolactinoma, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Cushing’s Syndrome, Addison’s Disease, Metabolic Syndrome, Hyperthyroidism, Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female), Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Goitre, Parathyroid Disease, Pituitary Disorders, Diabetes, Adrenal Disease, Hyperlipidaemia, Endocrine Hypertension, Reproductive Disorders, Thyroid Nodules
    Mr Joseph Shalhoub
    Mr Joseph Shalhoub
    Vascular Surgery, General Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "I work closely with Vassiliki in the multi-disciplinary diabetic foot service. She provides excellent, holistic care. She is experienced and expert in managing diabetes, endocrinology, cardiovascular risk factors, and the many clinical considerations relating to complex and high-risk patients."

    18-06-2021

    Recommended for:
    Hypothyroidism, Hormone Disorders (Male), Graves’ Disease
    , Thyroid Problems, Vitamin D Deficiency, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Metabolic Syndrome, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Goitre, Parathyroid Disease, Pituitary Disorders, Diabetes, Adrenal Disease, Hyperlipidaemia, Reproductive Disorders
    I have referred patients to them

    "Dr Bravis is an exceptional clinician and academic. Her approach is highly effective in engaging patients and educating them. All patients referred to her are extremely satisfied. I strongly recommend her."

    18-06-2021

    Recommended for:
    Hypothyroidism, Hormone Disorders (Male), Graves’ Disease
    , Thyroid Problems, Vitamin D Deficiency, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Metabolic Syndrome, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Goitre, Parathyroid Disease, Pituitary Disorders, Diabetes, Adrenal Disease, Hyperlipidaemia, Reproductive Disorders

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